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Buwenge farmer succumbs to Ebola

Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Samples from a patient who died on Friday at Buwenge Health Center IV in Jinja district have tested positive for Ebola. The 45-year-old, Dan Waiswa, a farmer and resident of Kayalwe B village, in the Buyengo town council was admitted at Buwenge Health Center IV …

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Farmer network hits 1 million users in Uganda, Kenya

Kampala, Uganda | JULIUS BUSINGE | Wefarm, one of the world’s largest farmer-to-farmer digital networks has announced that it has reached over 1.1 million users across Kenya and Uganda. The network said in a notice shared on Oct.16 that farmers have asked and answered more than one million questions through Wefarm …

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Wycliff Kasiita; Urban vegetable farmer

By the Independent Team Vegetables have always been a popular delicacy because of their nutritional value. But many especially in urban settings lack space to grow them at home, which forces them to fork large sums of money to buy them for their families. But lack of space for a …

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Tom Okurut Vegetable farmer

By the Indepenent Team Growing vegetables is a business that anyone with a passion in farming can start and make money within a short while.  Tom Okurut started growing vegetables in a sack at his house because he had limited land. It would also be easy to manage.  “If you …

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Noah Kyaaka; Poultry farmer

By the Indepenent Team When Noah Kyaaka joined Makerere University for his bachelor’s degree in Development Studies in 2005, his only wish was to graduate with a first class honors, which would earn him a juicy job with any of the top NGOs. Though he got his First Class degree, …

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Tony Kawagga, poultry farmer

By Joan Akello Kawagga, 35, ventured into poultry farming in 2012. His start up capital was Shs 1 million with which he bought 100 layers. When this first batch started laying,  he  opened a  wholesale shop  to sell directly to clients to avoid dealing with middle men  who make a …

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